In the last 3 billion years of any other animal species on this Earth learned the art of cooking , Man is the only one that applies to your daily diet . As a result of his intellectual development was increased consumption of cereal grain for millions of years, during the ice age began to use fire for an adaptation to their environment. The fire provides energy, vitalized the physical, mental and spiritual. For this same reason, man began to build their culture and civilization.
In the beginning, the fire was applied to their food, then to produce the clothing, was later applied to your home, along with the manufacturing of tools and equipment from natural materials that surrounded it. Thanks to fire absorbed by your body in the form of food, and the fire that surrounded him in the form of culture, grew rapidly mind awareness emotional, intellectual, social and ideological man. Man has become a completely different species to the other biological life on Earth. Prometheus was able to liberate man from his environment which was not subordinate to it more, and is ra-suited to adapt positively to manage your own destiny.
However, in applying the use of fire in various domains of life, turning his company into a technological, began to lose its ability to use fire a flexible way to their natural environment, and has become a slave to the artificial environment of the fire has grown beyond its control. Civilization especially in the last few thousand years, has continued its course without an adequate cure based on the understanding of life and order of the universe.
Internally, modern man, now suffers from various physical diseases and mental due to the use of artificial foods and beverages and denatured, and breathing polluted air, all produced by the action of fire, while outside is experiencing. ':' do di-verse conflict and strife, wars and battles. also resulting from the application of fire. The current generation aware of human physical and mental, social and spiritual, which is now developing into a a1cance that could lead to the extinction of Homo sapiens , originally started with the improper use of fire, especially in food preparation, source of the adaptability of man on Earth.
Therefore, is urgent and essential that everyone understands the culinary principles to be applied to the food diary. These principles should be applied not only to ensure the existence of Man as humans, but also a more high quality development of mankind, as the greatest art produced by man. Even if there are major works of art such as Michelangelo and Leonardo Da Vinci, Mozart and Beethoven and many others, none was able to create and change your life. Except cooking applied to everyday life. The purpose of the culinary art is to use a part of the environment - minerals. water, biological, air, pressure and time - to transform the simplest dishes in the most practical and condensed forms delicately designed to gently change a man into being healthy, happy and free.
contains the following:
1. All foodstuffs should be selected from among the organic products that grow in the same region and at the same station.
2. Should represent all stages of biological development in its entirety - the most plant species in the case of adults not living in polar regions.
3. These foodstuffs must maintain its vitality until the time of cooking and used integral mind.
4. The basis of daily meals should be focused on whole grains .
5. Before applying Yagua fire, food must be cooked separately chopped - not mixed - to avoid exchange of quality.
6. When cutting food, it is preferable that each piece can represent the two qualities Yin and Yang.
7. During the cooking process must avoid removing too often , and allow, where possible, the food simple mix alone during the natural process of cooking.
Yin and Yang in the human
Yin A type of activity is more mental, emotional, philosophical and intellectual activities such as art, music, architecture, planning, contadurla, legal, administration, religion and spiritual teaching, secretarial, literature, planning and thought.
Yang activities are physically and socially more dynamic, including manual labor, construction, automotive management, distribution and sales promotion, public rela-tions, production, politics, martial arts, sports, dance and agriculture.
Yin size=2> types of activity that are dedicated to those fed by a kind of yin foods (their faces are usually longer), while Yang that the types of activity people are engaged in consumption resulting from a Yang food (their faces are generally more round or square).
Seven Levels in the eating
The eating habits of all the peoples of the earth belong-ing, according to their statements of opinion and conscience, to the following levels 7 :
1. ° Level: Food mechanically according to appetite without using none navarre clear conscience. People come at this level anything available around them. Their way of life is to respond automatically without any thought or idea to external stimulus.
2. ° Level: Eating according to a desire for the senses, as to the tastes, color, smell and volume. People at this level is that which follows the popular tastes looking for food products that satisfy the senses seek to do a sensual pleasure and satisfy your desire for anything is their way of life.
3. ° Level: Eating according to a emotional satisfaction. These people prefer an atmosphere and arrangement of dishes that appeal to their emotional comfort, using often music, candles and certain types of dishes for aesthetic reasons. Some of them advocate the vegetarian-nism for sentimental reasons that do not want to kill wildlife.
4. ° Level: Eating according to an intellectual justification . It is usually based on theories about nutrition that includes the concepts of calories, vitamins , enzymes, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, minerals and other dietary components. This is the theoretical form of co-mer of modern society, but its shortcoming is the lack of a clear view of the biological nature of humanity in relation to the environment, and the absence of a true principle understandable.
5. ° Level: Food according to a social conscience. is based on the idea of fair distribution, often by an egalitarian principle. At the same time, ethics and morals and a conscience economic control types and amounts of foods consumed. Belongs to this level of control in the production and distribution of food. Also the national and international economy often manages food programs at this level.
6. ° Level: Food according to ideological beliefs. correspond to this level, all forms of eating based on religious traditions and Spiritual: Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Shintoism and many other traditional teachings include dietary disciplines.
This way of eating is blindly observed or ignored in modern society.
7. ° Level: Eating according to a conscience free . This form is to eat according to a clear and intuitive view, freely exercised. This form of intuitive eating is not opposed to any kind of food, but it automatically selects and prepares the most stable andalusia environment. This is the way to eat in order to realize our dreams.
The low levels of eating produce more disharmony among the people and the natural environment, resulting in chaos a physical, mental and spiritual . Higher levels produce more harmonious relations with the environment. However, how to eat expressed 1. Andalusia 6 °. Nd level eventually result in disorder. Only 7. Nd level can ensure good health and happiness for the individual and society as a whole. This way of eating begins with understanding the order of the universe and the biological clarification of veiled consciousness through the practice of an adequate diet for a period of time.
Source: The Book of Macrobiotics